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$140 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.6 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI
1512 x 720 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
294 PPI

Technology

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

73.93 %
76.72 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Adreno 506

RAM

4GB
2GB

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
32GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery
Motorola TurboPower

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Features

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
8 MP (Flash, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.85 x 2.81 x 0.32 inches (148.71 x 71.5 x 8.09 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (183 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Black, Gold, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
No

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Shopping information

In The Box

18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
10W charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides

MSRP

$ 399
$ 199
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